Chief Winnemucca Michael Forest Start With a Classic Cult. An attempt for Adam Cartwright to parley with the Paiute chief turns sour when the trader disobeys orders and fires the first shot. But two cannon shots are enough to send them flying and kill them. The only truly evil person in this scenario is Mike Wilson. He talks of “defending the Paiute nation” as if warfare is the only option. The Curse of Oak Island 2.

Communication breaks down because both sides think they’re right. Gene Coon wrote this episode and Death on Sun Mountain. When they attack, they whoop like banshees. He’s got a personal reason for stopping this one. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. He produced many others.

The Paiute War

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Season 1 Episode 4. The warfare ends badly for the overmatched Indians.

Want to Make a Cult Classic? When they prepare to fight, they skulk behind rocks the Anglos tend to stand up straight in the open. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policiesand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango.


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“Bonanza” The Paiute War (TV Episode ) – Cast – IMDb

Posted by Rob at 9: Start your free trial. So he was responsible for two of Bonanza’s first four episodes featuring Indians. Only a few details keep it from being a docudrama: Douglas Kennedy as Bill Stewart.

Mike Wilson and his followers grab and “molest” two Paiute women. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

Jack Warden as Mike Wilson. I Am the Night. A highly recognizable Michael Forrest played Young Wolf.

Walter Coy as Captain Kelley. And it didn’t start because someone disobeyed orders and fired a shot. Wilson blamed the wrong band of Indians. Chief Winnemucca Michael Forest Pernell Roberts as Adam Cartwright. He was central to the creation of the Klingons and the Prime Directive.

Don’t have an account? Ben Cartwright leads an Anglo force to parlay with Chief Winnemucca, but Wilson surreptitiously fires a shot.


Ben Cartwright and his three sons by three wives ride herd over the sprawling Ponderosa spread in s Nevada in one of the most handsomely mounted and beloved series of all time. They threaten to kill him unless Ben can get Ring Nose to confess and end the unjustified war against the Paiutes. When Little Joe says he can’t believe the Paiutes will go to war, Ben responds, “They’re primitive and proud.

Available to Stream Watch on. Log in with Facebook. List of television programs by date. Everyone else is either seeking justice for real or perceived crimes or trying to avoid bloodshed. Bill Stewart Howard Petrie Ben convinces Ring Nose to turn himself in and hurries to stop the fight.